Easter Egger club!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by EastinChickens, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If anyone is interested I have sex link EE eggs on the 24 hour auction thread. Can be sexed at hatch.
     
  2. ddhyland

    ddhyland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dang it! With the fact that he is still not completely feathered out I was somewhat afraid of that. Well that is really cool to know about the sex link thing.
     
  3. sahmhomesteader

    sahmhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 seven week old EE chicks along with a variety of other breeds. One of my EE's is all white but the comb is noticeably more red than any of the other chicks. Could the chick still be a pullet or is this a sign of a roo?
     
  4. Gryphon

    Gryphon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do the legs look thicker, and does the comb appear larger too? If so, then likely a roo. If not, it could be a roo, or just early maturing compared to the others.
     
  5. tmrutter3

    tmrutter3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi EE's! We are new to the club & have been EE parents to 6 chicks for a week today. I finished reading the EE Club thread last night & am so happy with all of the info everyone has shared. I do have a problem that just arose this morning. We have 6 EE chicks, 3 brown leghorn pullets, 2 white silkie pullets, I white silkie cockerel, & 2 khaki Campbell babies. We have been raising them all together & everything has been going great. Until this morning... Our 6 EE chicks ganged up on my biggest Silkie pullet, they were attacking her & by the time I got there they had pecked a small spot on the side of her head that drew blood. I immediately separated the silkies out. What's going on? Why did they start this suddenly? HELP!
     
  6. sahmhomesteader

    sahmhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try to snap a pic
     
  7. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Look at the tail feathers. Cockerels tails usually grow slower than pullets.
     
  8. sahmhomesteader

    sahmhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no advice as this is my first time raising chicks but I feel for you! How terrifying!
     
  9. Craftygirl

    Craftygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Help! Orschelns has EEs.. Most are black but one is gray/white. What color will they end up? Do I dare buy one? Lol
     
  10. tmrutter3

    tmrutter3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. She's ok now, I put some betadine on her cut. As soon as I put my other 2 silkies with her they ran up to her & looked her over to make sure she was ok. I just didn't expect this from the EE's, I've heard how sweet & gentle they are. I hope they settle down...:(
     

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